Essen (dpa / lnw) - Four residents were injured by smoke gases in an apartment fire in an apartment building in Essen.

As the fire brigade reported on Thursday, the fire broke out in an apartment on the first floor on Wednesday for an unexplained cause.

The four residents could still leave the apartment themselves.

They were taken to hospitals.

The fire brigade operation was ended after around two hours.

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